Workforce Development Program

Washington’s Workforce Development Program 

Washington’s is dedicated to advancing the skills and expertise of Colorado-based individuals in live concert operations and production. We aim to increase opportunities associated with sustainable careers in the industry, while continuing to elevate the overall capabilities of the regional scene.   

Currently, we are partnering with the National Independent Venue Foundation (NIVF) to support their Workforce Development Sessions. These sessions are open to all interested individuals; upcoming session info can be found here https://www.linkedin.com/company/nationalindependentvenuefoundation/ 

Past sessions are archived here  https://www.nivassoc.org/foundation 

Additional in-person Workforce Development opportunities will be announced in 2023. For questions or more information, please contact: workforcedevelopment@washingtonsfoco.com. 

Past Workshops in Fort Collins: 

  • Introduction to Live Stage Production – A four-part, hands-on workshop led by industry professionals to provide insight and education to help participants to gain skills necessary to work as a stagehand at performing arts venues. Several participants were hired locally in a stage production capacity following this workshop. 
  • Insider Look at Producing, Recording and Mixing Live Music for Visual Media – Dig into live music production in the television broadcasting industry with renowned producer and engineer, Fred Archambault. 

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